The Review-Journal’s Aaron Drawhorn talks to revelers near the Bellagio Fountains as they gather to celebrate the New Year in Las Vegas.
If your New Year’s plans include alcohol, the Nevada Highway Patrol wants to remind motorists there are several ways to get home safely and avoid costly DUI-related costs and jail time.
Fireworks by Grucci will launch more than 80,000 fireworks from seven hotel rooftops. The eight-minute pyrotechnics show will be synced with snippets of ten songs, including Mariah Carey’s rendition of “Auld Lang Syne” and the Vegas Golden Knights entrance song.
The Clark County Department of Air Quality issued a smoke advisory for Monday and Tuesday because of fireworks, urging those sensitive to air-quality conditions to consult their physicians and limit exposure to pollutants.
More than 1,500 Las Vegas police officers, some in plain clothes, will patrol the Strip on Monday night, joined by members of the FBI and the Nevada National Guard, Clark County Sheriff Joe Lombardo said at a news conference Thursday morning.
More than 80,000 fireworks will illuminate the Strip skyline as revelers enjoy Las Vegas’ recurring New Year’s Eve bash.
An expected 330,000 people’s worth of trash. Estimates were not available Monday, but the cleanup to ring in 2017 gathered more than 12 tons of garbage.
With Nevada National Guard troops and Las Vegas police observing, New Year’s Eve looked a lot like another New Year’s Eve in Las Vegas.
More than 300 Nevada National Guard troops joined the FBI and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department to keep watch Sunday night as Las Vegas brought in the new year.
Fireworks lit the New Year’s sky early Monday morning as Las Vegas welcomed 2018.